Where in the world?
How you can help at home: Use a laminated map to help your child learn where current events are taking place and build social studies skills.
How you can help at home: Have your child make a timeline of important family events.
Make social studies come alive
Check out these tips to help your child learn to love social studies.
What your 4th grader should have learned
Here are some key skills your fourth grader should have covered this year, plus ways to practice them over the summer.
Help your 4th grader catch up on U.S. history with these stories
Help a child who is new to the U.S. make sense of the history in your region by exposing her to stories based on real history. Here’s how.
Create a scroll
How you can help at home: Learn about an important aspect of Egyptian culture and art by creating your own scroll.
Activity: Identify that state
How you can help at home: Play this game with your child to locate states on a map and reinforce geography skills.
Your fourth grader and social studies
Fourth graders focus on their state history while mastering places, dates, and regions.